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News: August 2012

Keep up on what's happening with the Bloodshot gang!

We're Having a Birthday Party and You're Invited!

Barely BS

 

In late July, Bloodshot turned 18!!  In that hazy, crazy summer of '94, we put out a little compilation to alleviate our boredom (Angry Birds hadn't been invented yet...I know...it was like the Stone Age) and try and get into to shows for free.  It features the first widely available recordings of Bottle Rockets, Robbie Fulks, The Handsome Family, and provided Jon Langford with more opportunities to make music...

And now we're old enough to do things  like vote, buy pornography and Lotto tickets, get a Sam's Club membership,  get a home loan (and allow banks to screw us), sue somebody (like a bank), get sued, be convicted as adults, buy tobacco, buy Nicorette gum, enter the Publishers Clearinghouse Sweepstakes....ah the world is our oyster.....

To celebrate, we're throwing at Party!  5 Bands!  Beer Tastings!

Sounds like heaven to us.

HERE ARE THE DETAILS!

While you're in the festive mood, check out our August sale highlighting artists connected to that very first album.

Rosie Flores Warms Up Texas for Her New Record

Rosie Flores is taking over Austin TX in August and September in preparation of her upcoming release Working Girl's Guitar.

She's greasing the skids, working out the kinks, stretching her pickin' muscles in clubs all over town.

There's ain't no excuse to not catch her at least once, so do it....

Bloodshot Partaking in Big Star's Dust Up Festival

On September 8th, renowned taco palace Big Star (1531 N. Damen) are launching a festival called the Dust Up.

Several bands, including our own Andre Williams & the Goldstars, will be playing, AND there will be a record fair and DJs with us and some other local labels providing the goods.

C'mon by.  The fun starts at noon with the DJs, then music at 4pm.

Get the latest HERE.

Graham Parker and the Rumour Reuniting for Judd Apatow film!

Yes, friends, you read that right!

After a quick little 30 year hiatus, GP and the Rumour are reuniting!

You thank Judd Apatow for it.  The new album Three Chords Good will be out in November.

Read all about it in Rolling Stone and see what Judd tweeted about it.

AND you can hear a track off the album HERE

SHEARWATER announces tour with DINOSAUR JR

Shearwater, who used to record for our sister label Misra, just announced a fall tour with alt-rock godheads Dinosaur Jr.

That's one crazy good double bill.

Their recent release on Sub Pop Animal Joy, prompted the release of their classic Winged Life on LP for the first time this spring.

See the dates HERE

 

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